US will soon appoint new ambassador to Azerbaijan -State Dept offici

Interfax, Russia
May 14 2010

U.S. will soon appoint new ambassador to Azerbaijan – State Dept. official

BAKU May 14

The United States plans to develop bilateral cooperation with
Azerbaijan, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and
Eurasian Affairs Tina Kaidanow told journalists at the Baku Airport
before departing from Azerbaijan.

Kaidanow met with the Azerbaijani president and foreign minister, and
the key message to them was that the U.S. has a very careful approach
toward a partnership with Azerbaijan and wants it to continue, she

A new U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan will be appointed soon, the
diplomat also said.

She also pointed to increasingly active efforts to resolve the
Karabakh conflict and reassured Azerbaijani officials that work in
this direction, along with two other nations co-chairing the OSCE
(Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Minsk Group will